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Status Ain't Hood

Buddy & Kaytranada Make Effortless, Breezy Summertime Rap Music

There are so many kinds of good rapping. There are the obvious forms, of course. There's the breathless technical rapping. There's the idiosyncratic, inventive, stylistically…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 12:56 pm

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

The music-video event of 2016 was easily the HBO premiere of Beyoncé's Lemonade -- inarguably one of the best albums of the year, and maybe…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2016 - 10:16 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

More Kaytranada stories

Cassie – “Don’t Play It Safe” Video

Cassie has been making warped, forward-thinking music for more than a decade, but she hasn't been doing it often enough; her great RockaByeBaby mixtape is…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2018 - 10:34 am

Cassie – “Don’t Play It Safe”

Cassie dropped a new single last night titled "Don't Play It Safe," which was produced by Kaytranada. The track follows "Love A Loser," a song…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 22, 2017 - 1:23 pm

Watch Talib Kweli Play Conan With Anderson .Paak & Kaytranada

Last month, Talib Kweli released his new album Radio Silence, and on the single "Traveling Light," he teamed up with boho-soul livewire Anderson .Paak over…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2017 - 9:35 am

Matt Martians – “28” (Prod. KAYTRANADA & BADBADNOTGOOD)

The Internet's Matt Martians released his debut solo album, The Drum Chord Theory, earlier this year, and now he's back with an unreleased b-side that…
Peter Helman | September 14, 2017 - 6:54 pm

Kaytranada Shares Three New Tracks On SoundCloud

Kanytranada shared three new beats on his SoundCloud page yesterday afternoon. The Canadian producer uploaded the tracks as "2017 - 38," "2017 09 01 -…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 4, 2017 - 10:08 am

Gorillaz – “Strobelite (Kaytranada Remix)”

Gorillaz's latest album, Humanz, was released earlier this year and today the band debuted a remix of their track "Strobelite" helmed by Toronto's Kaytranada. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 18, 2017 - 9:23 am

Buddy & Kaytranada – “World Of Wonders” Video

We were mighty impressed with Ocean & Montana, the breezy and infectious new summertime rap EP from Compton rapper Buddy and Montreal producer Kaytranada. "World…
Chris DeVille | June 14, 2017 - 1:55 pm

Stream Buddy & Kaytranada Ocean & Montana EP

The great Montreal producer Kaytranada is more of a house guy than a rap guy, but he's lately been making more and more music for…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2017 - 11:22 am

Chance The Rapper – “They Say” (Prod. Kaytranada)

Chance The Rapper has been performing a song called "They Say" live for a couple of years now -- it was produced by Kaytranada and…
James Rettig | May 15, 2017 - 10:52 am

Nick Murphy – “Your Time” (Prod. Kaytranada)

Nick Murphy, the Australian musician formerly known as Chet Faker, has worked his way up to precipitously high festival poster placement in recent years, in…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2017 - 12:54 pm

Cadence Weapon – “My Crew (Woooo)” Video

Cadence Weapon, the Canadian rapper who many of us still remember as early-'00s Pitchfork critic Rollie Pemberton, came back after a long silence earlier this…
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2017 - 1:05 pm

Mary J. Blige’s New Album Strength Of A Woman Features Kanye West, Missy Elliott, Kaytranada, & More

Next month, R&B legend Mary J. Blige is following up her 2014 album The London Sessions with a new one called Strength Of A Woman.
Peter Helman | March 29, 2017 - 10:30 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “Alexys” (Prod. Kaytranada & BADBADNOTGOOD)

Later this week, the great Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs will release the new album You Only Live 2wice, his first project since he beat a
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2017 - 11:10 am

Snoop Dogg – “Lavender” Video (Feat. Michael Rapaport & Clown Donald Trump)

Never forget: Snoop Dogg was one of the celebrities onstage insulting Donald Trump during our current president's 2011 Comedy Central Roast. And now Snoop's doing…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
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